Steamship passengers, including many Displaced Persons and former prisoners of Nazi concentration camps, arrive in New York
New York City USA Date:1946, May 20 Duration:1 min 53 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The steamship, "SS Marine Flasher," arrives in the port of New York, after steaming from Bremen, Germany. In addition to U.S. citizens, her passengers include many refugees, and former prisoners of Nazi concentration camps, who benefited from President Truman's directive of December 22, 1945, giving preference to Displaced Persons in obtaining visas. Views among the crowds gathered at the dock to welcome loved ones. People waving and smiling. One woman angrily shouting at a guard. Men, women, and children aboard the ship, many wearing identification ribbons. Passengers enter the dock area. Their relatives and friends greet them warmly. A man kisses a woman and weeps. Two men embrace.
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